Not getting enough sleep can eventually clog arteries, which can cause a heart attack or stroke.
Snoring can be a red flag for diseases like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Scientists are experimenting with rat whiskers. The have found that they stop a stroke from occurring. Cool, right? But, would it work on humans?
Stroke is the number one cause of adult disability, and treatment is only effective if the patient gets to the hospital within three hours.
You may have heard that too much salt is bad for you. Have you ever really understood why though? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Researchers are using transcranial magnetic stimulation to learn more about how magnetic fields affect areas of the brain associated with memory formation.
Have you heard of the condition known as alien hand syndrome?
A surprising phenomenon sometimes occurs to people who have lost a hand. Soon after the hand is lost, they report that they can feel it again, this time when something touches the side of their face. A neurologist can lightly touch different areas on the cheek, for example, and the person will say it feels as if two spots were being touched simultaneously. One on their face, and one on their missing hand. Learn more on this Moment of Science.